Walking south along the Copacabana beach, you will find this large unlikely fortress jutting out to sea. Defending the beach ... More
Museu Histórico do Exercito
Walking south along the Copacabana beach, you will find this large unlikely fortress jutting out to sea. Defending the beach with its faded green cannons and its 12m thick walls, this outpost has been a landmark here since 1914. Although it might be hard to remove oneself from the beach, it may be worth a quick visit to see the weaponry on display, Fortification Museum installed in a bunker and century-old furniture. Also, the view alone is worth the price of admission—BRR2.
Visible in the distance from the top of the Corcovado and the whole Parque do Flamengo , it was the
longest bridge of its type in the world when it was finished in 1974. If you have a car, ...
Resembling a huge, futuristic Mayan pyramid, it is impossible not to be amazed by this architectural downtown wonder. Officially opened
in 1976, while still incomplete, it has a capacity of over 20,000 people. The interior is a virtual cavern, ...
Designed by famous landscape designer Burle Marx, this 296 acre zone provides Cariocas (Rio residents) and visitors with a pleasant
place to take a stroll, play volleyball, soccer or tennis or to have a picnic, in the largest urban ...